Work Area: Sport law

Bichara e Motta advises on Lewandowki’s Barcelona transfer

Brazilian sports and entertainment law boutique Bichara e Motta Advogados has been involved in the transfer of Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski to FC Barcelona, a deal worth some 50 million euros (US$51 million).

28 July 2022

CQS/FV hires director from Brazil’s football confederation

CQS/FV – Cesnik, Quintino, Salinas, Fittipaldi e Valerio Advogados has strengthened its corporate and M&A practice by hiring the governance and compliance director of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

28 July 2022

Martinelli advises on football club restructuring in Brazil

Martinelli Advogados has helped São Paulo-based football club Ferroviária Futebol Clube restructure into a Sociedade Anônima de Futebol (SAF).

14 July 2022

Felsberg adds sports law counsel

Brazilian firm Felsberg Advogados has hired an entertainment and sports lawyer with both in-house and private practice experience as counsel.

13 June 2022

Coritiba football club gets judicial restructuring approval

Lollato Lopes Rangel e Ribeiro Advogados has helped Brazilian football club Coritiba get approval from a local court to restructure 300 million reais (US$59 million) worth of debt.

28 March 2022

US investor becomes major shareholder in Botafogo football club

US businessman John Textor has turned to Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper to acquire a majority stake in Brazilian football club Botafogo for 1.3 billion reais (US$259 million).

21 March 2022

US sports group scores 50% stake in Mexican football team

US sports group NX Football has hired Hogan Lovells (Mexico) to buy a 50% interest in Impulsora del Deportivo Necaxa, the Mexican football team best known as Club Necaxa.

12 July 2021

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